Published: 04th May 2020
Over 10,000 students take part in online quiz competition by Jammu School education
Giving the break up, the Director said that highest number of students 3115, participated from Jammu followed by 1248 from Rajouri, 1122 from Udhampur, 990 from Kathua
In a unique initiative of engaging students in studies with home assignments, a quiz competition was organised by the Directorate of School Education Jammu in which more than 10,000 students from government and private schools participated from ten districts of Jammu zone.
"We conducted an online quiz competition for the students on Sunday. The response was amazing and overwhelming ," Anuradha Gupta, Director School Education Jammu here said on Monday. She said that total 10,196 students from all ten districts of Jammu region participated in the competition, which was divided into two groups.
She said that in Group first, 3624 and in Group second, 6572 students participated and added that 6080 students from government schools and 4120 from private schools were the participants with 5233 male and 4967 female students.
Giving the break up, the Director said that highest number of students 3115, participated from Jammu followed by 1248 from Rajouri, 1122 from Udhampur, 990 from Kathua, 884 from Ramban, 765 from Kishtwar, 739 from Poonch, 514 from Doda, 464 from Samba and 355 from Reasi. However, from 6th standard 1008, 7th standard 1039, 8th standard 1577, 9th standard 1442, 10th standard 2063, 11th standard 877 and 12th standard 2149 students took part in the competition.
Ms Gupta further said that online quiz competition was an home assignment initiative and added, "Directorate of School Education is striving hard to reach our unreached." "We are working on shortlisting the lucky winners who will be announced soon," she added. To reach out students in the remote belts close to the Line of Control, Directorate of School Education Jammu had also distributed free books to them in different districts of the region.
The Directorate in collaboration with UNICEF has also announced 'Manzilein' online career guidance programme. Previously major initiatives of Directorate of School Jammu, "Aao Baat Karein" and "ActivityKaroNa" have already received appreciations from many quarters and the Jammu and Kashmir Administration as the programme engaged children, even parents during lockdown with an aim to keep them updated with studies, co-corricular activity and to de-stress them.